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Privileged Or Entitled... What You Need To Know NOW! 

You Gotta Be One or the Other!

Seriously though, if you still carry an attitude of entitlement (from other people) and you're in your mid 20s onwards, I'll say "Shame on you!" because unless you're royalty, you're not entitled to ANYTHING!

And often times, we give the word, "Privileged" a bad rap as well. But the reality... being privileged is... a privilege! And if we understand what it truly means, maybe... just maybe, we can get ahead in life - the right way!

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Beware the Friend Zone In 2019 

You are in love with another person... but he/she doesn't feel the same way. You're in a dilemma because you don't want to get turned down, embarrassed or to outright lose this special person in your life. So what do you do? You do the most selfless, most stupidest thing known to mankind... you settle to be placed in the FRIEND ZONE!

Don't fool yourself, there's no getting out of it UNLESS you make it clear that you don't want to be there anymore.

In 2019, take a chance! Let the one you love know how…

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You Shouldn’t Compromise | Relationship Basics 

You shouldn’t compromise in a relationship. There is a better way. I talk about it in this vlog episode. Cheers!

com·pro·mise /ˈkämprəˌmīz/ - the acceptance of standards that are lower than is desirable.

We’ve heard it many times before. We’ve been advised to compromise ourselves to save our relationship. The reality is compromising hurts our relationship. There is another option...

It’s called “Give And Take”.

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Navigate Your Way to a Better Relationship 

Navigate your way to a better relationship! It’s as easy as putting your destination into your GPS and simply follow what it tells you to do. HUH!?!

Imagine a couple, husband and wife, interacting on a day to day basis. What is their typical dynamics? Who gets to decide where to go, what to do and when to do it? Is it the wife? Is it the husband? Or both? How does it work and how should it work between a couple? 

In spite of specifics, there is a general consensus that the man should take the lead. He…

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How To Lose Money Fast 

If you want to see your money burn... burn... burn... go and make hasty decisions. Instant gratification will ruin your pocket book. It will ruin your relationships and cause you grief in the long run. 

Janelle and I are in the market for a house and things got a little too fast between the realtor and us. We almost made a hasty decision and would've cost us $8,400!!!  

Watch the video to learn about what happened to us.

 

 

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Career VS Love 

Career vs Love, what do you think will win? The answer definitely depends on where you are in life. There are those who will pick love and forfeit their opportunity to establish a successful career and they’re okay with that. Ask them if they have any regrets and they’d probably say they don’t have any. 

And then there are those who will choose their career and dump the one they love. And if they’re laser focus on their intent, they often succeed in their chosen career path. Some of these people end up…

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Filipino Fast Food Craving 

On Sunday, while Janelle was sick, I was having some serious filipino fast food craving. I drove to the Eagle Rock Plaza in Eagle Rock CA. What happened next made me miss the motherland. Its really more fun in the Philippines!!!! Had I bought two more chicken joy buckets and one large fries, I could've posted a Jollibee mukbang video.

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Live Longer For Your Kids’ Sake 

Not everyone of us is given the opportunity to be a dad to someone. But if we are a dad, what are we doing to make sure we don’t add to the chances of depriving our kids the opportunity to live their lives with a dad?

As I was driving to work today, I just realized that I have four (4) kids 10 years old and younger and there may be a possiblity that I may not see them grow up. And that would be just sad, both for me and for them.

So I am here to ask you, what steps are you taking as a father/mother to…

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Learning to Love Yourself 

I Heard It From the Song
From the song, “The Greatest Love of All”, the line… “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all” is probably what hit me the most. When I was young and immature, it seemed selfish to do. But now that I’m older, that specific line now makes more sense because it really is true. 

But while the song says it’s “easy to achieve”, a lot of people fail miserably in learning to love themselves. It wasn’t easy for me to learn to love myself. I’m pretty sure, it wasn’t easy for…

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Do Not Waste Friendship 

Why do we have friends in our lives? Is it because we share a common bond and interest and love each other’s company? Is it because we grew up alone as an only child and the presence of friends give us a sense of belonging? What’s your reason for having friends? 

There are many out there who collect friends so that they can make themselves look good and feel good. But only at the expense of their friends. In this scenario, the person who feels privileged and entitled only wants to be with friends who…

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Gone 

Awhile back, I set a goal and worked hard toward achieving that goal. I persevered and visualized until it became tangible in my mind. I didn't stop until I reached it. And then in July of 2018, I was ready.

I went out to get myself the newest and baddest MacBook Pro.  

It was nice. And it did whatever I set it to do and responded without any hiccup. It was stable. It was a beast! Editing video using Final Cut Pro was very efficient. Logic Pro was killer! And so was Ableton Live.  

I was very pleased…

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Do Not Get Caught Up In Your Own Web 

As a musician, I’ve spent most of my life writing, recording and playing music. Early on in my career, that was all I needed to do. And because my band was signed to a major record label, we had spin doctors doing all the marketing and publicity necessary to get my band, INTRoVOYS, noticed. The label was very successful in doing so. 

In a few short months, INTRoVOYS became a household name. Our songs were blasting through the airwaves once or twice every hour in almost all pop radio stations across the…

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How Badly Do You Want It 

Nowadays, it’s not difficult to encounter individuals who seem to carry an aura of entitlement. I’m pretty sure you’d say it’s not you. However, you can’t speak for the person next to you. 

A couple of days ago, I was having a conversation with a fellow artist, who’s identity I will conceal to keep his privacy. So for this story’s sake, I’ll just refer to him as HBOM.  

HBOM is an award winning Rap artist, who made it big in the Philippines. At the turn of the millennium, he decided to pack up his bags…

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You Must Be Willing To Walk Away 

You must find the courage to leave the table, if respect is no longer being served” - Tene Edwards 

Just like you, there have been times when I’ve asked myself why I’m still around some people who don’t deserve my time and attention. But I’ve found it hard to walk away. A tiny voice in my gut would scream telling me to stop scraping for an “opportunity” because while wasting my time on it, the “big one” might be hovering past me. 

And that’s true! Why do we spend precious time with people who don’t…

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